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Upcoming Webinars

How to Develop Mission-Based Membership Benefits for Your Association
August 16, 2017 at 12:00pm ET/11:00am CT
Speaker: Terry Leatherman

As associations grow and become more complex, the mission statement is often left behind. With increasing membership churn and competition at an all-time high, societies must focus on mission-based membership benefits to succeed. This webinar will provide society officers and executives with actionable ideas and tactics, including new member communications, career promotion opportunities, member education and overall service. Hosted by association management veteran, Terry Leatherman, tune in to gain a deeper understanding of what makes for a successful mission-based benefits plan.


4 Tactics for Increasing the Speed of Publication
September 14, 2017 at 12:00pm ET/11:00am CT
Speakers: Beverly Lindeen and Kristen Anderson

Ask a journal author the reasons they publish in a particular journal and odds are good that speed of publication will be at the top of the list. In today’s competitive landscape, publishers need to constantly examine the speed (and efficiency) of the peer review and production processes. Managing Editors Beverly Lindeen and Kristen Anderson dive deep into this issue and provide editors and publishers with four tactics for improving speed of publication.

Journal Open Access and Reuse
October 12, 2017 at 12:00pm ET/11:00am CT
Speakers: Peter Burns

While the open access model seems simple in principle, there are countless implications for journal publishers to consider. One of the most hotly debated issues in scholarly publishing today is article reuse and permissions – what can readers do with an open access article? Allen Press Publisher Peter Burns discusses the various facets of this issue and provides attendees with best-practices for preventing copyright violations and misuse.

5 Lead Generation Tactics for Increasing Society Memberships
November 14, 2017 at 12:00pm ET/11:00am CT
Speakers: Taylor Fulton and Caitlyn Ziegler

If you feel like interest and participation in your society has waned, you’re not alone. Over time, many scientific and scholarly associations experience lulls, leading to a decline in memberships. The key to surviving those downward slides is to implement timely and efficient tactics to reinvigorate your target audience. Hosted by Allen Press Marketing Manager, Taylor Fulton, and Marketing Communications Specialist, Caitlyn Ziegler, this webinar will share how your organization can drive leads and bring members back to the society.

Webinars Archive

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